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CNN
Sep 8, 2010 9:00am EDT
will be in charge of the place. he's really opening up. imam feisal abdul rauf wrote a guest editorial important "the new york times." he said the project will go forward, that it will have separate prayer areas for muslims, christians, jews and others and this is what he writes about the inflammatory -- well, about the inflammatory rhetoric of the last few weeks. he says, quote, these efforts by radicals that distortion endanger our national security and the personal security of americans worldwide. this is why americans must not back away from completion of this project. if we do, we cede the discourse and our future to radicals on boefr sides. he goes on to say the wonderful outpouring of support for our right to build the community center from across the social, religious and political persecuting americans for their faith. imam just returned from a state responsible tored trip from the middle least promoting muslim relations. he has been running a block ten grounds from ground zero and preaching tolerance for 30 years. >> reporter: have you never heard him speak, this is what imam feisal ab
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 10:00pm EDT
city. he has agreed to move the location. >> but from sources in the office of imam feisal abdul rauf, no deal to move park 51. and the man in the middle, orlando imam musri. >> i have made this morning contact with the office of the imam feisal abdul rauf and got the commitment to fly up to new york and meet with him in the company of pastor jones to discuss and come to a decision on relocating the mosque. >> our special guest, imam mohammed musri. >> rendition unchecked. an appeals court tosses the lawsuit challenging the company that flew its victims, jonathan turley joins me. >>> steven hawking's argument. no god is needed to create a universe. just gravity and quantum theory. our guest, his co-author and david letterman and i play deity for a possible 2012 gop presidential candidate. >> it could be another bush. we haven't had enough of them. >> that's his campaign slogan. >> i'll reveal what it is so somebody call jeb up and tell him to watch. all of the news and commentary now on "countdown." >>> good evening from new york. this just in from kerry sanders in florida. we're a li
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
this morning contact with the office of imam feisal abdul rauf, and got the commitment to fly up to new york and meet with him in the company of pastor jones to discuss and come to a decision on relocating the mosque. i want to thank pastor jones for his courage. >> reporter: the pastor seems to think that moving the center is a certainty. >> the mosque would be moved from the present location. i asked him three times or four times, and i have witnessed, and he made that promise. >> reporter: but immediately after the speech, i spoke to imam musri. is this set in stone? >> it is... a brokered deal, basically. this had to happen before a meeting over there would happen. so... >> reporter: "this" meaning the end of this event? >> right. and the office of the imam said there is a commitment from the imam to meet with me and if i was to bring pastor jones along. >> reporter: the pastor seems to think that this is a sure thing, that this center will be moved, that he has your word. >> he said, "i don't care if it's moved today or 10 years from now, as long as eventually, there's no mosque at grou
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2010 5:30am EDT
are to relocate. >> in a statement, imam faisal abdul rauf, the man behind the proposed new york islamic center, insisted there was no deal and never was a deal. his statement reads in part i'm glad pastor jones has decided not to burn any korans, however i have not spoke ton pastor jones or imam musri, the florida imam. abdul rauf went on to say he was surprised by the announcement yesterday. the question is why would that florida imam have any power to tell pastor jones that the new york cultural center would be moved if he stopped his koran burning, which is now not canceled but on hold. >>> the defense department confirms that defense secretary robert gates called pastor terry jones yesterday to ask him not to go forward with his plans to burn the muslim holy book. gates' call came shortly before jones's initial announcement that he decided to call off the event. a pentagon spokesman said gates expressed his grave concern that burning the koran would put u.s. forces at risk. gates' phone call was the latest in a number of efforts by the obama administration this week to stop the burning. >>
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2010 4:00am EDT
between me, himself and imam abdul rauf, that the imam in new york has through his office agreed for us to meet up in new york if he gives up the event on saturday. i told him clearly i am not in any way connected to the event in new york. i have no control over it. i cannot promise you that it will be moved but my position is for it to be relocated to a more ideal position somewhere we can avoid the controversy going on on that side. i said i advocate for that prior to this incident here and i'm willing to go personally to new york to do that. he clearly understood that there were no cut deals over there in new york. neither him nor i spoke to the imam in new york and we were under no fallacy that a deal had been made. a deal where he gives up this and the imam in new york gives up that. >> if there was no deal, what's your reaction to him saying he was going to new york to arrange how quickly and far away the park 51 center was going to be moved? >> the main reason that we came out and he agreed to call off the event on saturday was not centered on what's happening in new york or not.
CBS
Sep 26, 2010 7:30pm EDT
of the islamic center, the spiritual leader. she described the rhetoric of imam feisal abdul rauf as "ugly, racist, anti-american, anti- semitic." you've been called a jihadi, a friend of terrorists, a man who can't be trusted. so who are you? >> imam feisal abdul rauf: i'm a man of peace, scott. >> allah... >> pelley: imam feisal abdul rauf has led a congregation 12 blocks from the world trade center for nearly three decades. >> feisal: the reason there is so much antipathy to our faith is because of the radicals, the suicide bombers. that is not islam. we reject it. >> pelley: born in kuwait, he's been an american citizen 31 years. most people don't know, but he was picked by the bush administration to travel the muslim world, explaining the virtues of america, and he's still doing that for the government today. now, he's afraid there's danger this controversy could lead to violence. i wonder if you understand why many families who lost a loved one on 9/11 are hurt by this. >> feisal: i'm extremely sensitive to the feelings of the families of 9/11. >> pelley: then why did you do it? >> f
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
inside that we only have a commitment for a meeting with imam abdul rauf in new york and that meeting is for me and pastor jones and imam abdul rauf to discuss that relocation. but it's conditioned on pastor jones canceling his planned event here on saturday. >> when you were standing next to pastor jones and heard him say there was a deal to move the islamic center further away from the world trade center, what did you feel? why didn't you interrupt him and say that's not the deal we have? >> i did not -- he emphasized that his understanding is the deal with me that i, because i stand for moving that project away from ground zero to a more ideal location, i told him my commitment to him, i was very clear to him and i reiterated that when i spoke in my part of the speech. >> but it doesn't seem like there was confusion. it sounds like you say you told him there was a meeting scheduled. and he is saying there was a deal made. you're saying different things. it doesn't sound like confusion. it sounds like have you different versions of what happened. >> yeah, he feels that if this deal,
CNN
Sep 9, 2010 1:00am EDT
that debate has been the voice of the imam everyone is talking about, feisal abdul rauf. he broke his silence moments ago on cnn. he said if he had to do it over again, he would have chosen another site. when it comes to moving it, all options are on the table but giving in now, he says, could strengthen radicals on all sides and threaten national security. we'll talk extensively about that tonight. much more with people on all sides of the question. first, i want you to hear, in case you missed the whole thing, i want you to hear the most important things that the imam said tonight, some of soledad o'brien's interview, starting with why, for now, he is not moving the center. >> i am extremely concerned about sensitivity, but i also have a responsibility. if we move from that location, the story will be that the radicals have taken over the discourse. the headlines in the muslim world will be that islam is under attack. and i'm more concerned about the radicals in america than i'm concerned about the radicals in the muslim world. >> given what you know now, would you have said, listen, let's
FOX News
Sep 9, 2010 4:00am EDT
down. >>> the leader of the proposed mosque near ground zero, imam feisal abdul rauf reached out to other faiths today and invoked names of well-known backers to shore up support for the project. as david lee miller explains it did it will to calm the critics. >> in the first public critics returning from the state-sponsored tour of the middle east, spiritual leader of the proposed mosque and community center on ground zero says the controversial project is moving forward. imam feisal abdul rauf in a lengthy op-ed piece in the "new york times" further angered critics saying, "we are proceeding with a community center cordoba house," adding, "i am convinced that it's the right thing to do for many reasons." outspoken opponents of the project debra burlingame whose brother american airlines pilot killed on 9/11 at the pentagon told fox news in a statement -- imam rauf is now going to proceed, basically planting his flag in ground, despite the fact 72% of americans view it as an act of provocation and insensitivity. her statement concluded -- "make no mistake. this is an arrogant an
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 1:00pm EDT
faceal abdul rauf will talk with soledad o'brien at 9:00 p.m. eastern tonight. let me give you some background again as to what the story is about. it is an islamic center that is being built on a commercial site, two blocks from ground zero. you can sort of see it here, the world trade center is this area at the bottom. the proposed mosque site is a couple of blocks north of that. and by the would i, an existing mosque is two blocks north of that. that is the mosque that will be relocating to this area. but it's -- as part of a larger islamic center with prayer areas, as we have just learned today from an op-ed in the "new york times" will actually involve prayer spaces for christianities, for christians, and for jews, as well. let's talk a little bit about what this imam has said in his op-ed. he says, and i quote, cordoba house will be built on fundamentals common to judaism. to love the lord our creator with all of our hearts, minds, souls and strength and to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. we want to foster a culture of worship authentic it each religious tradition and
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> and so as we mentioned, imam feisal abdul rauf will be on larry king tonight. >>> there is growing outrage over a florida's plan to burn copies of the koran. on 360, jones responded to general david petraeus who said burning the muslim holy book could put american troops in danger. >> we're burning the book. we're not killing someone. we're not murdering people. we're not dragging people out of the cars who are doctors and killing them. we are simply burning a book. the general needs to point his finger to radical islam and tell them to shut up. tell them to stop. tell them we will not bow our knees to them. >> hillary clinton calls the planned koran building disrespectful, disgraceful act. she spoke last night at a dinner celebrating the muslim holy month. >>> coming up, for hannah kara, executive direct dwror of muslim advocates and reverend dr. welton gady, a pastor with the interfaith alliance will be joining us. they had an emergency meeting yesterday with attorney general eric hold bert growing anti-islamic sentiment in america. we're going to talk to them about why this meet
CNN
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
by ground zero speaking exclusively with cnn talking to soledad o'brien. imam feisal abdul rauf calls it it must stay like it is. he also said he would not go forward with the idea if he knew how much pain it would cause. >>> extreme weather, hermine breaking up over texas breaking up flash floods and four tornadoes over dallas. the search continues this morning for one driver in the austin area whose car was swept away. >>> developing overnight, a car bomb exploding in pack tan targeting a local leader in the city of quetta. police say the minister himself was not hurt in the attack. >>> well, u.n. secretary-general says flooding in pakistan is the worst natural disaster he's ever seen. many places have been abandoned by rescue teams because it's simply too remote or simply too drainingous to try to get there. >> and that's where these guys come in, a group of veterans with a special set of skills. they don't ask questions, they don't hesitate, they just go. our newest correspondent, kaj larsen follows them on their mission. kaj, no question this has been quite a trip so far? >> repo
CNN
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
with the office of imam feisal abdul rauf and got the commitment to fly up to new york and meet with him in the company of pastor jones to discuss and come to a decision on relocating the mosque in new york. we are committed to dissolving the situation here and there. i want to thank pastor jones for his courage and his willingness to take these serious events that are unfolding, to take into consideration the safety of our troops across the world and the sauf safety of all americans, traveling or doing business abroad, and to also consider the safety of all people, including muslims, and to step back from his position and to be in line with scripture, to love your neighbor as yourself, and i want to thank him and his church members and his leadership for making the decision today to defuse this situation and bring to a positive end what has become the world over a spectacle that no one would benefit from except extremists and terrorists who would have used this to recruit even more young people, impressionable people, to become future radicals. i want to send a message today to the musl
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 11:00am EDT
it will go forward. imam feisal abdul rauf broke his silence in an op ed for today's new york times. deb feyerick joins us from new york. he came out and said that the mosque will be built. is this an act of defiance? >> reporter: i spoke to the develop ebb about a month ago and asked the same question. i said, you're going ahead, is this an olive branch? he said it is indeed an olive branch. there is a need for this center now, a need for conversation, a need for dialogue, a need to correct the misperceptions about what muslim is about. you mentioned the preacher who said he's going to burn the koran against radical islam and this center and prayer space is not about radical islam. it's about moderate, mainstream islam. they say it does have to be built now. >> i read that article, that op ed, that he wrote, and what i didn't ged is exactly what this thing is going to be. he is talking about a christian center, a jewish center, a space for islamic prayer, a swimming pool. the plans eem to be all over the map and then there was a promise to tell us about the financing at some later time.
CNN
Sep 9, 2010 10:33am EDT
to say some of my fellow muslims may disagree with me, i wish imam feisal abdul rauf could have last night or could in the very near future stand out firmly with dignity and honor and say, listen, guys, it's my constitutional right to continue to exist, i wanted to build the center for the sake of peace, love and to build the bridges. however, because i care about america, because i'm sensitive to the needs of all people, i do not want to continue with this process, or i want to build an interfaith center that will acome date all religious communities. i think that would speak of his ko courage and character. however, what mona was saying is also important, that it's about here, about the constitution, about america. however, on the other hand, i travel to the muslim world very often, too. what america does is magnified everywhere. people follow what america does. and if religion is not respected in america, if all religions are not respected in america, if islam is not respected in america, what kind of message are we sending to the muslim world? >> that's a good point. mona, what d
FOX News
Sep 13, 2010 1:00pm EDT
-called ground zero mosque that could be a possibility after the imam feisal abdul rauf spoke before the council of foreign relation th-s morning. he said that the project's backers are trying to explore a solution to quote, resolve the crisis and diffuse it and they also said when asked if they would postpone or delay the mosque building he said all options are on the table. he said in his view the extremists on both sides have hijacked the debate. >> the events of the past few weeks have really saddened me to my very core. i regret that some have misunderstood our intentions. i'm deeply distressed that in this heated political season some have exploited this issue for their own agendas. and i'm deeply disappointed that so many of the arguments have been based on deliberate misinformation and harmful stereotypes. >> reporter: as for the possibility of moving the project feisal abdul rauf seemed re-- the wife of feisal abdul rauf seemed reluctant when i caught up with her. why not just move the mosque? will you move the mosque? what do you think of the controversy over moving the mosque? what is
MSNBC
Sep 8, 2010 5:30am EDT
, the imam finally speaks. this is this morning's "new york times." the op-ed page by feisal abdul rauf, building on faith. he is the imam behind the proposed islamic cultural center near ground zero. he says the controversy surrounding the project took him aback in an op-ed piece this morning in the "new york times." he stresses that the center will not be stopped and that financial backers will be identified publicly. the imam goes on to say that the project is, quote, the right thing to do. he writes in part, the wonderful outpouring of support to build this community center across our social, religious and political spectrum seriously undermight bes the ability of anti-american radicals to recruit young, impressionable muslims by falsely claiming that america percent cutes muslims for their faith. this is why americans must not back away from completion of this project. to the victims of the families of the 9/11 victims, he writes, i am very sensitive to the feelings of the families of the victims of 9/11 as are my fellow leaders. we will seek the support of those families and the s
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am EDT
. feisal abdul rauf says there is growing islamaphobia in this country and moving the center is a bad idea. our national correspondent jim ax xel rod is in lower manhattan this morning with more on that story. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. one new poll has roughly 50% of new yorkers saying they don't want to see the proposed islamic cultural center just moved back from ground zero, they don't want to see it downtown at all. meanwhile the man behind the project is set to speak extensively about it this morning. in an interview with abc news yesterday, feisal abdul rauf said a decision changing the site of the controversial islamic cultural center is complicated. >> my major concern with moving it is that the headline in the muslim world will be islam is under attack in america. this will strengthen the radicals in the muslim world, help their recruitment. >> reporter: sunday, the former new york city mayor compared the decision to locate the cultural center near ground zero with the florida minister who threatened to burn the koran on the 9/11 anniversary over the week
CNN
Sep 9, 2010 12:00am EDT
's remained silent so long until now. imam feisal abdul rauf next on "larry king live." good evening. feisal abdul rauf is the founder and chairman of cordoba initiative. he's been imam of the mosque in lower manhattan for 27 years. he plans to build a community center called cordoba house a few blocks from ground zero. these plans have generated a national debate over tolerance, sensitivity, religion and sparked emotional protest against the project. the imam joins us from new york. he's with cnn's soledad o'brien. he agreed to sit down for an interview, in part, because soledad is working on a documentary about what it's like to be muslim in america. here's soledad o'brien with the imam. >> all right, larry. thank you very much. imam, thank you very much for talking with us. >> thank you, soledad. >> you're just back from the middle east. you've been gone for about two months. and you've been pretty quiet about the controversy that has been raging about the proposed structure right near ground zero. the debate, while you've been gone, has gotten louder, and it's gotten angrier. why are you
FOX News
Sep 7, 2010 9:00pm EDT
into some detail. let's start with the controversial imam feisal abdul-rauf his wife daisy was on the this week program here's what she said. >> we are deeply concerned because this is like a metastasized anti-semitism. that's what we feel right now. it is not even islam phobia, it is beyond, it is hate of muslims. >> sean: "time" magazine for example had on the cover, about islam phobia as well. my question is, is america islam phobic? you said you think is going to be built, that's the reason why the question whether america is is islamphobic you take issue, why? >> because it offensive. no one is going to stop this mosque from being built barring any financial difficulties, raising the funds this mosque is going to built and the law will protect these people in their pursuits. there's no one -- the issue of their legal right to build this mosque has never been an issue. it has all been about the appropriateness. we have muslims in the military. we have to muslim congressmen on capitol hill. we have 2,000 mosques across the country. we have muslims with advanced degrees.
FOX News
Sep 10, 2010 9:00pm EDT
. an angle i had not thought of. i've been focusing in on the imam i'm heff, feisal abdul-rauf. he said 19 days after 9/11, you are as identified with new york as anybody in the city. 19 days after 9/11 he said america is an access troy what happened. osama bin laden is made in the u.s.. he refuses to condemn the terror group hamas as a terrorist group and many other controversial things. i have a problem with him and what i beef are radical views. >> i never even got to him i'm looking at the developers, they call themselves the developers. bragging about what a wonderful real estate deal they made. so i never got to him. i'm going to leave that to you. because frankly maybe that's better in your purview. >> sean: i agree. you lost friends on 9/11. i lost -- friends, the people that i knew that i graduated high school with and i went to school with. for him to say america was an access troy that crime, i -- accessory to that crime, i find beyond offense seufr. >> i haven't heard that but tough statement to put it mildly. dawn dawn donald, -- >> sean: donald trump, thank you. >> a pastor's
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 10:00am EDT
with the controversial pastor who wants to burn korans. i sat down with imam feisal abdul rauf. for an exclusive interview. imam, thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> are you going to keep the center at park 51? >> the decisions we make will be predicated on what is best for everybody? . >> how will you decide that? >> it's been difficult and challenging. the discourse has been, to a certain extent, hijacked by the radicals. the radicals on both sides. they feed off each other. and, to a certain extent, the attention they've been able to get by the media has aggravated the problem. >> 71% of new yorkers say it should be moved. what is your main reason for not wanting to move it? >> my major concern with moving it is that the headline in the muslim world will be, islam is under attack in america. this will strengthen the radicals in the muslim world. it will help the recruitment. it will put our people, our soldiers, troops, embassies, citizens under attack in the muslim world. and we've expanded and given and -- a fuel to terrorism. >> do you think that is a legitimate grieva
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 2:35am EDT
believed he canceled the event because he had reached a deal with imam feisal abd abdul rauf to move the cultural center. rauf says there's no deal and he has no intention of negotiating a a man who would burn holy scripture. >> how can you equate burning of any person's scripture with an attempt to build interfaith dialogue? >> imam rauf may meet with pastor jones but he has grave concerns about giving into his demands, though he's also concerned about what would happen if he didn't give into the demands of muslim extremists. >> my major concern with moving it is that the headline in the muslim world will be islam is under attack in america. this will strengthen the radicals. >> reporter: even before the deal he thought he had on the cultural center, jones was leaning towards cancelling the koran burning after many warned him there would be blood on his hands by retaliation from muslim extremists. >> definitely, that has struck in our hearts and even before we made this announcement, even before the imam made us this very, very clear promise, though those statements moved us much an
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am PDT
out today. imam feisal abdul rauf says there is growing islam phobia and he says moving the center is a bad idea. jim axelrod is in lower manhattan this morning with more on that story. jim, good morning. >> reporter: a recent poll shows roughly 50% of new yorkers are not content to see the proposed islamic cultural center pushed back further from ground zero. they don't want it downtown at all. meanwhile, the man behind the project is speaking extensively about it this morning. >> is there really a need for an islamic community center in lower manhattan? is it worth all this firestorm? the answer, ladies and gentlemen, is a categorical yes. >> reporter: speaking at the council on foreign relations this morning imam feisal abdul rauf said that the growing controversy over the islamic center saddened him. >> i regret that some have misunderstood our intentions. i'm deeply distressed that in this heated political season some have exploited this issue for their own agendas. >> reporter: the imam called this a time of great danger that can be exploited by extremists and the battle for
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 3:05am EDT
york imam who is building the islamic center near ground zero, feisal abdul rauf, at the very moment the press conference in florida was happening. and he had a very different take. >> how can you equate burning of any person's scripture with an attempt to build interfaith dialogue? >> reporter: then in a written statement, the imam made it clear, no deal. i am glad that pastor jones has decided not to burn any korans, he said. however, i have not spoken with pastor jones or imam musri. i am surprised by their announcement. we are not going to toy with our religion or any other. nor are we here to barter. it was another dramatic turn. pastor jones told us he feels betrayed. >> we had a clear promise on the imam here. in that meeting, there were several people who can confirm that. >> if the mosque, the plan for the islamic center here in new york is not changed, would you go forward with your plan to burn the koran on saturday? >> right now, we really don't know. right now, we are, like i said, very shocked, very devastated. >> imam musri said jones misunderstood their conversation.
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 2:00am EDT
, andy sullivan and david gergen. the imam has granted cnn an exclusive interview. imam feisal abdul rauf will be on "larry king live" tomorrow co-hosted by soledad o'brien. we'll also be replaying a lot of it on this program and discussing it with a large panel. >>> just ahead, the congresswoman, scholarship fund, her relatives. that's right, her relatives. her reporting of how hands off she was, new evidence seems pretty iffy. >>> homes and buildings going up in smoke. not sure what is behind it exactly. ♪ ♪ every day, it's getting closer ♪ ♪ going faster than a roller coaster ♪ ♪ love like yours will surely come my way ♪ ♪ a-hey, a-hey-hey ♪ every day, it's getting faster ♪ [ male announcer ] at&t and blackberry have teamed up to evolve the smartphone. business, meet fun. fun, business. at&t. rethink possible. colace capsules stool softener helps ease straining to make going easier. try colace capsules for effective comfortable relief from occasional constipation. find the relief that's right for you and get a $10 rebate at getconstipationrelief.com. to everyone who
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2010 10:00pm EDT
to follow the fundamental common impulse of our faith traditions. feisal abdul rauf with a commentary and op-ed in tomorrow's "new york times" that is now up on their website. >>> the republican committee in charge of trying to wax senators attacks this incumbent for not being part of the evergreen state which is interesting because he doesn't represent the evergreen state. >>> though he was only 5 he was a hero in the health care reform debate. his family had to fight the insurance company to get him another day. his courageous days are now at an end. his story ahead. my nasal allergies are ruining our camping trip. i know who works differently than many other allergy medications. hoo? omnaris. [ men ] omnaris -- to the nose! [ man ] did you know nasal symptoms like congestion can be caused by allergic inflammation? omnaris relieves your symptoms by fighting inflammation. side effects may include headache, nosebleed, and sore throat. [ inhales deeply ] i told my allergy symptoms to take a hike. omnaris. ask your doctor. battling nasal allergy symptoms? omnaris combats the cause. get omnaris
MSNBC
Sep 8, 2010 1:00am EDT
traditions. feisal abdul rauf with a commentary and op-ed in tomorrow's "new york times" that is now up on their website. >>> the republican committee in charge of trying to wax senators attacks this incumbent for not being part of the evergreen state which is interesting because he doesn't represent the evergreen state. >>> though he was only 5 he was a hero in the health care reform debate. his family had to fight the insurance company to get him another day. his courageous days are now at an end. his story ahead. at purina one, we want your dog to be as healthy as possible. so, we set out to discover the science in some of nature's best ingredients. we created purina one with smartblend. new, delicious shredded morsels and crunchy bites, with real meat, wholesome grains and antioxidants, for strong muscles, vital energy, a healthy immune system, and a real difference in your dog. purina one improved with smartblend. discover what one can do. i bought my policy online and i haven't heard from the company since. when pam switches to nationwide insurance, we're not going to treat her li
CNN
Sep 7, 2010 10:00pm EDT
/11, i went and wrote this book on abraham, feisal abdul rauf is quoted in the book. i've done 200 interfaith activities in the decade and in every single one, people will stand up, often more than one, and say where are the moderate muslims? here is a moderate muslim. the question is, is this moderate voice going to be able to prevail or will we meet extremism with extremism as we heard in the prior segment? >> you say they have the right to build it, absolutely, but that they shouldn't build it there. >> correct. >> why? >> i believe it's an aggressive act, almost penetrated act. you're digging into old wounds and tearing it up. do you know how many double funerals i had to go to after 9/11? it was -- the pain -- you have to relive that whole pain again. first you have a funeral with no body. then they discover a teaspoon of dna and then you have another funeral. now we have this. i feel like this is 9/11, the second wave. >> there are those who say, look, this imam has been practicing his faith in this neighborho neighborhood. he has run a mosque there for many, many years and n
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm PDT
: flanked by an imam from central florida jones claims imam feisal abdul rauf says the two sides should accommodate each other. >> the imam has agreed to move the mosque. we have agreed to cancel our event on saturday. >> reporter: imam mohammed musry who has been negotiating for days to end this was less definitive. >> i have made this morning contact with the office and got a commitment to fly up to new york and meet with him in the company of pastor jones to discuss and come to a decision on relocating the mosque in new york. we are committed to dissolving the situation here and there. >> reporter: while the owner of the building in new york tells nbc news there are no plans to move the proposed islamic center, pastor jones says he has no reason to doubt what he's been told by the florida imam who he sat with today. >> he told me three times that the imam in new york said he would move the mosque. that is what he told me three times. i have witnesses. i only have this man's word that supposedly only has the imam's word but that's good enough for me. >> reporter: a representative for
NBC
Sep 10, 2010 5:30pm PDT
tomorrow. he's planning on going to new york city where he hopes to meet with imam faisal abdul rauf who hopes to build the muslim cultural center near ground zero. pastor zones wants to tell him he wants that mosque moved. tonight he s says he has no plans to meet with pastor jones and he has no plans to move the mosque. brian? >> all right. kerry, thanks. >>> we have an update on one of the american hikers who has been imprisoned in tehran. last night we reported the iranian government announced that sarah shourd would be freed in honor of the end of ramadan. tehran's prosecutor says tomorrow's release has been cancelled because the legal process there is not complete. >>> the president of the united states has informed an active duty member of the u.s. army that he will be receiving the medal of honor for his actions in the korengal valley in afghanistan in 2007. he is a staff sergeant from iowa named salvatore giunta. what's more notable about this is he will be the first living recipient of the medal of honor from either of our nation's current dual wars in iraq and afghanistan. for
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 4:00am PDT
project near ground zero says they're taking a multi-faith approach. feisal abdul rauf wrote an op-ed in today's "new york times" after a state department tour in the middle east. he said he is awed at how inflamed the community center has become. he added the community center will have separate prayer spaces for muslims, christians and jews. >>> and the debate will rage on later today on "good morning america." new york city mayor mike bloomberg sits down with our robin roberts to explain why he is one of the outspoken supporters of the proposed mosque. a "gma" exclusive, later this morning. >>> at ground zero, a sign of progress, just ahead of the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. a 70-foot piece of world trade center steel has now been hoisted into place. a second column is expected to be in place later today. officials are vowing the memorial will be open next year. the columns will be at the entrance of the museum which is set to open in 2012. >>> something of a political surprise in chicago. mayor richard dale he won't run for re-election next year. daley is in his sixth
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
several hours with imam feisal abdul rauf of the islamic center here in manhattan. i was interviewing him when pastor jones made that statement from florida. and, he shook his head in bewilderment and gave a statement to me in which he said, "i am glad that pastor jones has decided not to burn any korans. however, i have not spoken with pastor jones or imam musri. i am surprised by their announcement. we are not going to toy with our religion or any other. nor are we here to barter." and the imam went on to tell me that this whole issue is so sensitive because he really has to take care of sensitivities here in the united states and abroad. >> well, it was incredible you were there with the imam for this whole roller coaster. stand by.xd we want to hear about your interview today. but we do want to go for the latest strange event in this strange story to matt gutman, in gainesville, florida, where pastor jones and his small group of followers first gained attention. matt? >> reporter: scrambling for a way out, pastor terry jones may have found one late today. >> the imam has agreed to mov
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. >> couric: meanwhile, here in new york, imam feisal abdul rauf today defended his plan to build an islamic cultural center two blocks from ground zero. he said he's sensitive to the feelings of the 9/11 families but he said the center-- which will include prayer spaces for muslims, christians and jews-- is intended to cultivate understanding among all religions and cultures. in texas, hermine weakened today from a tropical storm to a tropical depression but not before dumping as much as ten inches of rain in some places over the past 24 hours. at least two people drowned in the floods that followed and don teague reports others barely escaped the rushing water. >> reporter: a dramatic scene in arlington, texas, where torrential rain turned a creek into a raging river, surrounding a nearby apartment complex and trapping at least 90 people. >> literally within 30 minutes it was so high that we couldn't even walk back and forth from the apartments. >> reporter: the water came up so fast over such a wide area rescuers here and in communities across texas were overwhelmed. >> it just came up a
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